Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Exhibition

Happy Wednesday! About two weeks ago, I attended the opening night of the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Exhibition at the Anacostia Arts Center in DC. The exhibition is currently on display now through December 6. There is more info here. The opening night was the regional finals. I don’t know who won because I was…

Artist Files: Amberly Ellis

A: Where are you currently based? Amberly Ellis: I am currently based in Washington DC. A: What is your educational background? Amberly Ellis: I received my bachelors in Communication from the University of Maryland, and I am currently completing my MFA in Film and Media Arts at American University. My areas of interest are in cultural…

Artist Files: Chidinma Dureke

A: Where are you currently based? Chidinma: Oil painter and graphic artist based in Maryland, USA A native of Maryland born in Washington D.C., raised by parents of Nigerian descent. A: Who are your primary artistic influences? Chidinma: Currently, my top three artistic influences would have to be Frida Kahlo, Kehinde Wiley, and Margaret Bowland.…

Yagezie Emezi {dot com}

Dedicated to the cultural preservation of the African aesthetic, Yagazie Emezi began this website as a project to locate young and upcoming photographers with the intent of providing a platform that showcases their work and points of view of Africa. This is part of a concerted effort to encourage the creative arts movement within Africa…

Artist Files:Monicka Hasan

Through the decades, prominent styles and artists have emerged making Black Art a unique category in the art world.  It sings it’s message not only in oil, pastel, and watercolor but other unexpected mediums.  One of those mediums is collage…which I fell in love with completely by accident. –Monicka Hasan I went to an art…

Artist Files: Sharee Miller

I stumbled upon this artist today via Addicted 2 Etsy and I am so glad I did! Check our her lovely art below. Let it Grow Natural and Tuff Brown Skin Girl Big Chop Afro Love Chunky twistout Curly Naturalista TTYL My favorite is the first ❤ How about you? Leave me a comment and let…